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Zlender Images of Comet Hale-Bopp


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Observer: Udo Zlender
Location: Bonn, Germany
Date: March 27, 1997 20:40 UT

These tiled ccd-images of the inner coma of comet Hale-Bopp were made at the prime focus of a Celestron C11 at 20:40 UT. Camera was OES LcCCD14 in 2x2 binning mode, exp. time was 5 seconds, no filters were used. The pictures are a combination of 7 images which were dark subtracted, registered and median combined. The second shows the inner parts, log scaled and 4 times zoomed. To enhance details the images are shown in false color at different contrasts.

Udo Zlender

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